Ellen, again: Comedian Ellen DeGeneres plays the Universal Amphitheatre on June 24. And it should be good; she's had a long time to rehearse her jokes since her TV show was canceled. Information: (818) 980-9421 or (818) 622-4440.

Dynamic duo: If you missed them as a kid, you'll soon have a chance to see excerpts from "Rocky and Bullwinkle" cartoon shows at the Museum of Television & Radio. From June 30 to Sept. 17. Information: (310) 786-1000 or www.mtr.org.

Modern Dance: New York choreographer Neil Greenberg brings two of his most recent works to the Skirball Cultural Center at 8:30 p.m. on June 22. The dance pieces, "This Is What Happened" and "Sequel," are designed to make viewers question their perceptions. Greenberg's work was last seen in L.A. when Baryshnikov performed "MacGuffin or How Meanings Get Lost." Information: (310) 440-4500 or www.skirball.org.

International directors: The "Second Annual Hitchcock International Directors Series" will run from June 23 to June 27 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Chilean director Miguel Littin, blacklisted by the Pinochet regime, will be premiering his new film "Tierra del Fuego" on June 23. It stars Italian actress Ornelia Muti. Information: (323) 466-3456 or www.egyptiantheatre.com.

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